Only 3 per cent of Poles aged 24 to 34 want to live their lives as Catholics while 51 per cent placed the pursuit of love as the most important aspect of their lives.
Living a life of luxury was the second most desirable goal at 34 per cent, the poll carried out by the Polish market research company SMG/KRC discovered.
Despite some 95 per cent of Poles describing themselves as Catholic, the survey also concluded that in Poland's flourishing urban areas only 21 per cent of the selected ago group attended mass on a regular basis, with the majority only going to church for weddings, christenings and funerals....
There is ancient precedent for Polish Protestantism, which few of us have ever heard of, I suspect. By 1573, Poland had official religious toleration decreed by the [URL=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warsaw_Confederation]]]Warsaw Confederation[/URL] (which ratified the status quo). Naturally, this was opposed by Catholic clerics.
But far earlier, Poland had a "General Charter of Jewish Liberties," issued in 1264: [URL=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Statute_of_Kalisz]]]Statute of Kalisz[/URL] This must explain why Poland had a large Jewish population, which of course the SS almost wiped out.
My, my, just like members of the mainline churches in the U.S. While of course it is rather obvious the answers to the questions, [URL=http://www.johnankerberg.org/Articles/roman-catholicism/RC1299W2.htm]]]Is A Catholic Christian An Oxymoron?[/URL] and [URL=http://www.johnankerberg.org/Articles/_PDFArchives/roman-catholicism/RC1W0902.pdf]]]Is the One True Church Roman Catholic?[/URL], They do need to here the Word, and one would hope Protestants see Poland as a missionary field.